LOUPE EXCLUSIVE: What is Sustainable Jewellery Design in a Commercial World? - Curated talk by The Fabrick Lab founder Elaine Yan Ling Ng | Juven
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LOUPE EXCLUSIVE: What is Sustainable Jewellery Design in a Commercial World? - Curated talk by The Fabrick Lab founder Elaine Yan Ling Ng

LOUPE EXCLUSIVE: What is Sustainable Jewellery Design in a Commercial World? - Curated talk by The Fabrick Lab founder Elaine Yan Ling Ng

3 Apr 2019 (Wed) 7:00 PM - 3 Apr 2019 (Wed) 8:00 PM

Organized by Loupe hk

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What is Sustainable Jewellery Design in a Commercial World? This seminar is in conjunction with the Weave exhibition that draws new values and meaning from multidisciplinary jewellery and textile design.

Elaine Ng, founder of The Fabrick Lab will share her experiences working with Guizho villagers and the UN/FOLD heritage research initiative. Together they are prototyping a new eco system: How to integrate heritage craft material back into a design supply chain, in small scale products and can be potentially fit into the e-commerce platform. This is to make global awareness that heritage craft still has its value in the modern society and should not be fade out nor neglected. If we want a heritage craft skill we must keep it popular. Product ecology is an entire supply chain, it’s being alive or dead is not to be determined by one person but by one system- it’s a collaborative effect and as a designer how can we educate consumer via our design practise and collaboration?

Elaine Ng has been a past speaker for TED Talks Series, as well as provides seminars overseas to share her background as a eco-friendly designer and entrepreneur. This is the first time she will hold a seminar at Loupe.

*Participants are required to print their tickets or show their e-tickets after enrollment. Please arrive 15 mins before the session, with your tickets at our reception.

*Upon registering for any of Loupe's workshops or courses, you become a Loupe member.

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Loupe位於香港的中心地帶, 意旨建立一個啟發創意的設計培育空間,為本地及國際設計師和工匠提供一個與大眾接觸的平台。我們專注於珠寶製作和設計,並致力舉辦培訓人才的設計師駐場計劃,以及由行內專業人士領導的公共講座及研討會。長遠目標是提供一個專注於珠寶製作和工藝的創意環境。Loupe的五個元素展坊 我們的展覽空間,讓新晉藝術家展示作品,透過珠寶、設計及各種藝術形式分享其所知所感。工坊「設計師駐場計劃」是一個全面的師友計劃,為新一代珠寶設計人才提供設備齊全的工作空間及全方位指導,扶助他們創作和發展事業。學坊我們每月都會舉辦各式各樣的講座及工作坊,讓大眾參與、交流設計與工藝心得,無論任何興趣、任何程度的人士都能找到適合自己參加的活動。成坊本地工匠、Loupe駐場設計師,以至珠寶大師精心創作的珠寶飾品,都在專門店限量發售。顧客可在欣賞作品和覓得心頭好之餘,了解每一件首飾創作背後的故事與心思。品坊品坊貫徹Loupe點石成金的精神,以珠寶為靈感設計出一系列精緻的餐飲美點。您可在這裡寫意偷閒,細味一系列如珠寶般匠心巧手製作的精選咖啡茶飲、手調特飲和包餅糕點。Located right at the heart of Hong Kong, Loupe is a design incubation space designed to inspire creativity and provide a platform for local and international designers and artisans to engage with the general public.Focusing mainly on jewellery-making and design, Loupe is dedicated to the nurturing of young talents with its in-house design residency program, as well as public workshops led by industry professionals.Loupe’s aim is to provide a creative environment dedicated to the art of jewellery-making and craftsmanship.5 ELEMENTS OF LOUPEEXHIBITIONWe have exhibition space for emerging artists to showcase their works, sharing their visions and aesthetic through jewellery, design and different art forms.RESIDENCYOur Design Residency Programme is a comprehensive mentorship scheme. By this programme, we provide guidance and a fully-equipped workshop to young jewellery design talents, enabling their own creations and career development.EDUCATIONHere we host an educational programme as a platform for exchange and public engagement in design and craftsmanship. We offer a wide array of seminars and workshops each month to ensure there is always something new for everyone. BOUTIQUEOur Boutique makes available for possession the exclusive design products created by our in-house craftsmen, Designers-in-Residence and up-and-coming jewellery design talents. Come admire the artistry, acquire designer jewellery, and appreciate the stories behind each collection on display in the exquisite showcases.TEAHOUSEOur chefs at Teahouse craft delicacies with Midas touch to offer a series of jewellery-inspired gastronomic delights. Here you can dine and chill, savour a selection of premium teas, special cocktails, pastries and cakes inspired by the art of craftsmanship.